Computer Fundamentals Section | Basic Computer Knowledge

  • 301. In comparison to the internal (main) memory, tape or disk memory is
   A.) slower and more expensive
   B.) slower and less expensive
   C.) faster and more expensive
   D.) faster and less expensive

Answer: Option 'B'

​slower and less expensive

  • 302. Which of the following input/output devices is not associated with personal computers?
   A.) mice
   B.) color monitors
   C.) punched cards
   D.) dot-matrix printers

Answer: Option 'C'

​punched cards

  • 303. The ALU of a computer responds to the commands coming from
   A.) primary memory
   B.) control section
   C.) external memory
   D.) cache memory

Answer: Option 'B'

​control section

  • 304. Which of the following are likely to jam the read/write head of a disk pack?
   A.) Dust
   B.) Smoke particle
   C.) Finger print smudge
   D.) All of the above

Answer: Option 'D'

All of the above

  • 305. Which of the following is not a practical data-processing approach?
   A.) batch-sequential
   B.) batch-direct
   C.) immediate-sequential
   D.) immediate-direct

Answer: Option 'C'


  • 306. The register which holds the address of the location to or from which data are to be transferred is known as
   A.) index register
   B.) instruction register
   C.) memory address register
   D.) memory data register

Answer: Option 'C'

memory address register

  • 307. In simplex transmission
   A.) Data format is simple
   B.) Data transmission is one way
   C.) Data can be transmitted to small distances only
   D.) All of the above

Answer: Option 'B'

​Data transmission is one way